Opinion Ballot from Rockdale with Reply

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Opinion Ballot from a constituent in Rockdale, Texas on the subject of whether Congress should pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965; The constituent writes that he is not opposed to literacy tests if they are adminstered fairly and without discrimination of any kind. The constituent expresses his opposition to the Voting Rights Act due to its being "levied against the South." A reply letter from W. R. Poage expresses his wish to prohibit any discrimination, including discrimination against states. A trascription of the constituents note on the Opinion Ballot has been included.

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Poage, W. R. "Opinion Ballot from Rockdale with Reply." W. R. (Bob) Poage Collection, Box 363, File 7, "Opinion Ballot from Rockdale with Reply," May 8, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.. Accessed 16 August 2022. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/exhibits/show/political-env/item/248.

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Opinion Ballot from Rockdale with Reply

Subject

United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965--Legislative history.

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Opinion Ballot from a constituent in Rockdale, Texas on the subject of whether Congress should pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965; The constituent writes that he is not opposed to literacy tests if they are adminstered fairly and without discrimination of any kind. The constituent expresses his opposition to the Voting Rights Act due to its being "levied against the South." A reply letter from W. R. Poage expresses his wish to prohibit any discrimination, including discrimination against states. A trascription of the constituents note on the Opinion Ballot has been included.

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Poage, W. R.

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W. R. (Bob) Poage Collection, Box 363, File 7, "Opinion Ballot from Rockdale with Reply," May 8, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

1965-05-08

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W.R. Poage Legislative Library

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Rockdale, Texas